Although the movie faltered elsewhere, the future designs of this year’s Ghost in the Shell movie were definitely one of its greatest draws, building on a legacy that’s seen Motoko Kusanagi’s adventures expand from the page to animation. A new book takes a look at the artwork behind two decades of Ghost in the Shell,…
Over nearly two and a half decades, Magic: The Gathering’s card sets have taken us to strange worlds, whether its ones filled with scifi marvels or gothic horror. Its brand new expansion, Ixalan, is no different, but its new world is a little bit zanier than most—mainly because it features a heady combination of…
It feels like we’ve spent the past few months looking at the same footage from the very first trailer for The Gifted, recut and regurgitated repeatedly since May. But now we finally have a fresh look at the series in the form of a newly released gallery of pictures from episode two, “rX.”
Rick and Morty is one of the smartest shows on TV—and crafting the adventures of the dysfunctional duo can be a challenging and arduous process (part of which is why season three took so long to premiere). An extensive new art book documents just what goes into creating the show, and we’ve got a look inside.
Everything we’ve heard about the new It movie suggests it’s terrifying and, thankfully, we’ll all know for certain when it opens next week. To celebrate that exciting occasion, Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles has put up a unique It gallery show with some really messed up takes on the film.
The galaxy far, far away is jam-packed with trivia and information to make the most diehard of Star Wars fans salivate. Ever wondered who’s rescued who (and how many times) across the Star Wars saga? Or how many lightsaber colors have been shown across the movies and TV shows? This new infographic book is just for you.
Two artists have teamed up for a 52-piece art show that gives each letter of the alphabet a pop culture twist. Figuring out what’s depicted in each piece is only half the fun.
Monsters and robots are staples of fantasy and science fiction art. Whether they’re alone, together, or facing off with each other, giant organic creatures and mechanical mastery are both things that can spark anyone’s imagination.
Thanks to the movies, Natasha Romanoff’s exploits as the Black Widow are known by Marvel fans the world over—but her history, from Russian spy to American defector, to one of Earth’s mightiest heroes, stretches back over half a century of comics. Now a new book wants to chart Nat’s monumental rise as one of Marvel’s…
Steven Universe has become one of Cartoon Network’s most beloved shows—for everything from its nuanced characters to its toe-tapping music, to its gorgeous and vivid aesthetic. The great news is a new art book promises to reveal boatloads of work that went into making Steven Universe so good, and we’ve got a first…
Jim Henson’s Dark Crystal is a classic to many—and with Netflix’s recent announcement that they’re bringing the world of Thra back to life, it’s interesting to look back at the groundbreaking work that went into the 1982 movie. A new book promises to do just that, and we’ve got an exclusive look inside.
So many of us grew up with Mattel toys—and now, as adults, that nostalgia is still part of us. Enter Gallery 1988, which holds annual art shows featuring works in all mediums based on Mattel’s most popular brands. Time to bring that childhood back.
Although these days the realm of collectible Star Wars cards might be more active on your phone or tablet, the movies have been forever linked with the world of trading cards ever since they came out. A new book wants to stoke the flames of your nostalgia for those heady days of card collecting, and we’ve got a look…
Margaret Atwood, Johnnie Christmas, and Tamra Bonvillain’s Angel Catbird was one of the most delightful comics of last year, introducing us to the wild, weird world of superpowered cat-bird-people and beyond. The second volume in the series hit shelves this week, and to celebrate, we’ve got a delightful preview.
Thanks to his work on both the seminal manga and its animated adaptation, Akira creator Katsuhiro Otomo will forever be remembered as an icon of the comics industry. To celebrate the 35th anniversary of the manga this year, Kodansha has put together a tribute book containing art from artists across the world—and we’ve…
From Hard Boiled to Shaolin Cowboy, Geof Darrow has some truly gorgeous art to his name, from a career in the comics industry that has spanned decades. Now, an intimate look at the pencil work behind some of his most famous collections is being gathered into a new art book, and io9 has an exclusive first look.
Say the word “Amblin” to film fans and instantly they will get a picture in their heads. It’s a picture from the 1980s, of kids, fantasy, wonder, aliens, and more—the tone Stranger Things recently aimed to capture. Now take that feeling and put it in a single room. That’s what you get at Amblin 35.
Finding and busting some of the world’s biggest myths is almost an art unto itself. Now, there’s an entire exhibition dedicated to the Art of the Myth. It’s even got the stamp of approval from Adam Savage himself.